Meaning of HEI-MIAO in English

ˈhāmēˈau̇ noun

( plural hei-miao or hei-miaos )

Usage: usually capitalized H&M

Etymology: Chinese (Pekingese) hei 1 miao 2 , from hei 1 black + miao 2 sprouts, shoots, descendants

1. : the principal division of the Miao peoples inhabiting the southeastern part of Kweichow province in southern China

2. : a member of the Hei-Miao

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